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Unread 09-07-2011, 09:03 PM
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Painting a stock-input needed

I'm going to be painting a stock and was wondering what kind of advice any of you might have. Do any of you have pics of your projects and what works best? I''m thinking of a grey base seeing I hunt mostly in oaks. Thanks for any input.
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    Unread 09-07-2011, 09:18 PM
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    Re: Painting a stock-input needed

    Wood or synthetic?
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    Unread 09-07-2011, 09:22 PM
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    Re: Painting a stock-input needed

    I painted a rusty 870. It turned out okay. I would suggest starting with the lightest color first and the darkest last. I started with tan, then green and finished dark brown. You would probably start with a gray.
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    Re: Painting a stock-input needed

    I've done several. Webbing is a easy job. Put on 3-5 coats of your grey, then web, then 3-5 coats of matte clear. Make sure practice with the webbing first as it comes out kinda goofy if your not used to it. If you wanna get crazy you can get some stencils. My son wanted a digital camo and I homemade some stencils. It came out ok, but would have been easier to just buy the stencils. If you just want solid, go for it. It's really not that hard.
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    Unread 09-07-2011, 09:33 PM
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    Oh, I forgot. I always use several coats of primer first.
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    Re: Painting a stock-input needed

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    I painted a rusty 870. It turned out okay. I would suggest starting with the lightest color first and the darkest last. I started with tan, then green and finished dark brown. You would probably start with a gray.
    Yep.



    Cerakote sand base and plastikote flat camo black shaded in on top.

    Hunting in oaks depending on the type you might want to go with something like a flat dark earth and then sniper gray and charcoal.
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    Re: Painting a stock-input needed

    Haha...I was looking at the gun so intently that I didn't even notice the bobcat hanging from the mesquite until the second look!
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